Features

Bantry Inshore Search and Rescue association there in times of trouble

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Features

Bantry Inshore Search and Rescue association was set up in 1987 after a local drowning tragedy. The community rescue boat gets between eight and 12 call outs per annum. The Community Rescue Boats Ireland (CRBI) is a nationwide group of...

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West Cork Garda Youth Awards 2019

Posted on: 10th December, 2019 in Features

Winners of the West Cork Garda Youth Awards were announced at a ceremony held at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery on November 8. The Awards are in association with SuperValu.  Chief Superintendent Con Cadogan, Divisional Officer for Cork West...

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A small shop bursting with creativity

Posted on: 5th November, 2019 in Features

If you don’t have the time to travel the coast of our Wild Atlantic Way or visit our long lost Nordic cousins in the North, there’s a new shop in Clonakilty that brings the visions and imaginations of our shores...

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Stories by Jack Kelleher & illustrations by James Waller

Posted on: 5th November, 2019 in Features

Neon Surf, a collection of stories by West Cork writer Jack Kelleher, will be launched on November 14 at 5pm in Molly’s Café, Clonakilty. Artist James Waller, whose illustrations accompany Jack’s stories, will be on hand with Jack to display...

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The Cultured Food Company

Posted on: 5th November, 2019 in Features

Yorkshire native Hayley Milthorpe set up her business The Cultured Food Company in West Cork in 2014 after realising there was a gap in the market in Ireland for live fermented foods, which support and enhance digestion. She launched a...

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Jenny Dempsey travels back in time

Posted on: 5th November, 2019 in Features

‘The Ladies’ Guide to The Dinner Party’ is the first in a visual series of books tracing the social history of Irish women. Filled with quirky facts and stylish illustrations, it is ideal as a gift or a keepsake for...

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The people make the place

Posted on: 5th November, 2019 in Features

Next time you enjoy a salad at Dunmore, look closely for the ultraviolet flowers of the cornflower. This radiant beauty is not just a decorative flower; it is for bees a UV beacon, for this is how these princes of...

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Working towards a low-carbon and resilient future

Posted on: 9th October, 2019 in Features

Susan O’Flaherty works as Operations Manager at XD Sustainable Energy Consulting, alongside her husband, Xavier Dubuisson. XD Consulting is an integrated sustainability consultancy providing multi-disciplinary advice and support in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Susan and her...

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